Xtreme Roan Adventures, which is sponsored by the Friends of Roan Mountain, is offered to kids of all ages and costs only $4 per child (and $4 per accompanying adult).
The fun begins Friday with several activities geared toward exploring the “dark side” of nature. Friday events include an Owl Prowl, a Bats of Tennessee program, Astronomy, a Moth Party and a Nature Night Walk.
Saturday morning activities will include: Bird Banding, a Salamander Hike, a Junior Scavanger Hunt, a Junior 100-inch Hike, a Geology Hike, a program in Stream Ecology, Orienteering, Animal Tracking and an Insect Hike.
The adventure continues after lunch with: Nature Crafts, Birds of Prey, Fossil Casting, Reptiles, Owl Pellet Dissection, EarthFair Trail Mix Tent, a Butterfly Hike, an Appalachian Trail Hike and the Baatany Goat Project Hike.
Pre-registration is required for the event. Forms can be obtained online at www.XtremeRoanAdventures.org.